The main goal of our PhD program is to provide knowledge on research in the educational sciences field, prepare students for this activity, and develop the skills needed to carry out research in this area. The main fields of the research activities of our doctoral school are the historical and theoretical perspectives of education, examination of teaching and learning processes, neuropedagogy, reading literacy, educational sociology, romology, and education of minorities. We expect students who are motivated to research these fields and intend to work in this research community.
For a successful application, please follow the steps below:
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Register on our application site, fill out the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
After you submit your application, you will receive information on the further steps.
If we receive your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.
MS Teams interview for applicants
The interview takes around 20-30 minutes. During this interview, our colleagues will ask questions about your motivation, theoretical background of your research topic, and interests. The main goal of this discussion is to learn more about your skills and scientific interest, and plans
The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:
Professors and their research areas:
György Heidl: History of education, Philosophy and education
Tibor Cseti Csapó: Romology, Minorities and education
Ágnes Bálint: Educational psychology, neuropedagogy
Aranka Híves- Varga: educational sociology, minorities and education
Júlia Mrázik: Learning in digital area, models and paradigms in educational science
János Steklács: reading literacy, eye tracking studies, funktional illiteracy
*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!
If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Prof. Dr. János Steklács
Head of the program